Sandy Khaund is Founder and CEO of UPGRADED Inc, a platform for event tickets using blockchain technologies. Previously, Sandy was CTO at InStadium, an ad network of 450+ pro/college sports venues. Sandy was Sr. Director at Turner Broadcasting from 2011-2014, leading the Emerging Technologies office in San Francisco and serving as a founding Director of Time Warner Media Camp, a startup accelerator for tech companies in the media space. From 2008-2011, Sandy was Founder and CEO of Irynsoft, bringing collaborative video-based learning to mobile devices. Before Irynsoft, Sandy was COO at Piczo, a teen social network with over 35M accounts (acquired by Stardoll in 2009). He spent six years at Microsoft as Director of the Community Technologies Team for microsoft.com and has held positions at Intel, the Boston Consulting Group, and Lockheed Martin. Sandy has a BSEE & M.Eng from Cornell, a BA in Physics from Ithaca College, and an MBA from Wharton.